Whenwas taken ill during his summer holiday in Kinsale, his next stop was the emergency department at Cork University Hospital, where he eventually found himself on a trolley. He asked the Irish Examiner to print his account of his stay.
The first elected councillor in Dublin City has pledged to press for better housing and cycle facilities after topping the poll and becoming the country's first Irish-Chinese local representative.
JACK DOYLE, boxer, singer, actor, lover, drinker, was born a hundred years ago this Saturday, Aug 31, in Cobh, Co Cork. His life was preposterous — he knocked out Clarke Gable in a fight over actress Carole Lombard — but it ended, like that of so many prizefighters, in the gutter.